1. All settled between the U.S. and the EU after Trump-Juncker meeting (no word of Juncker's sciatica this time), so as the SCMP reports, Trump...
      


  2. So, I suppose everyone saw the news from Ali Baba's Jack Ma that he won't be able to bring 1 million news jobs to...


  3. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-arabstates/chinas-xi-pledges-20-billion-in-loans-to-revive-middle-east-idUSKBN1K0072. And the contest for the conquering of Middle East just got much more interesting. Enter China.. 
      


  4. Russia has now officially started up its massive $27-billion Arctic LNG project. Production started today, and first exports should be by week's end. Novatek...
      


  5. SWIFT, a Belgian cooperative founded in 1973, is nothing less than the backbone of the entire global financial system. Its lifeblood is U.S. dollar...


  6. The article is here by Dr. Daniel Fine-> https://www.daily-times.com/story/money/business/2018/04/29/fine-oil-speculation-and-natural-gas-lng-new-england-and-russia/525510002/ American oil production is poised to reach upward to 11 million barrels of oil per day if...
      


  7. U.S. delegation met with Iraqi Oil Minister al-Luaibi to discuss getting involved in Iraq's energy sector. Iraq's oil ministry says the US is keen on strengthening ties...


  8. Hi Guys does Any one have a copy of Boos Allen Hamilton 2005 report about china. I tried to Find it couldn't. it's for...


  9. EU ON BRINK: Germany unleashes Brexit burden WARNING as migration row erupts I'll leave this here without any comments, shall I?
      


  10. With Venezuela in the mire I would have thought that the oil price might rise, but it is as steady as a rock, or even...


  11. Here's an interesting run down of geopolitical risks for global oil markets just posted by Platts Oil: Iran, Venezuela, Syria... https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/london/factbox-geopolitical-energy-risks-become-more-10397376?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=oil&utm_content=photo&utm_campaign=news&hootpostid=8d1e96b9164fbc834c18489f9fdf7ea7
      


  12. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in...
      


  13. China has slammed Taiwan for "stepping up efforts to steal intelligence with the aim of “infiltration” and “sabotage”, and warned the island against further...
      


  14. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.
      


  15. Taking a quick break from my usual oil & gas blatherings, to point out a bit of what has been going on here in...
      


  16. Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country’s defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the...
      


  17. Some economic experts who specialize in China think that their economy is failing. Their leadership has been tightening restrictions on communications and behaviors. Some...
      


  18. Loving watching all those think tanks squirming uncomfortably when (though it's pubic knowledge) they have to refuse to accept any more Saudi money to...
      


  19. The G7 will start as a G6+1 and end as a G6. Trump is expected to skip part of the G/7 Summit in La Malbaie...


  20. One day they're Beijing's darling, ready to buy into Rosneft, now the CEO is missing, the company is in ruins and the Rosneft deal...
      


  21. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2019/02/25/trump-eyes-nobel-peace-prize-with-north-korea-policy.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/north-korea-summit-trump.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-should-get-the-nobel-peace-prize-for-north-korea-talks-says-souths-moon/2018/04/30/9f89798c-4c6d-11e8-b966-bfb0da2dad62_story.html?utm_term=.89afbeb5c18b  


  22. ...which everyone expected. The question is if it may be the first domino to fall and drag others after it. Here.
      


  23. Brazil's newly elected president Jair Bolsonaro just announced new director of PETROBRAS, Eduardo Castelo Branco, former member of Brazil's central bank and apparently well...
      


  24. As an anecdote here, i did my masters research on how gazprom was expanding in eurasia controlled by the kremlin based on a cold...
      


  25. 1. Both United States and China are in full war for global hegemony and both countries are using all the resources at their disposal...


  26. With the current interesting issue going on regarding Sarawak region asserting its position in Malaysia and requesting more oil revenues, also considering the past...
      


  27. This from one of my favourite journalists covering "sensitive" countries such as China and Russia. Last for today, I promise!
      


  28. I have mixed feelings about this article, but there are some good points made. Do High Oil Prices Mean More International Conflict? Jeff Colgan of Brown...
      


  29. China and the Philippines are close to striking a historic agreement that would help China advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea....